Seeing the “Whole Person” in Treatment for Addiction

When a person is living with addiction, it affects many aspects of their life. Therefore, when they seek care, treatment should address the whole person’s needs to be successful. Incorporating various rehabilitative services into a comprehensive treatment plan should reflect the wide variety of needs individuals may have, including medical, psychological, physical, and social needs. […]

Maintaining Proper Nutrition After Detox

The effects of alcohol and drug abuse on our bodies can be long-lasting. Recovering from substance use disorder after a carefully monitored detox is a process that requires attention to many different issues. One area of concern is addressing nutrition. Ensuring the body is getting proper nutrition is vital for helping the body and mind […]

The Benefits of Collaborative Care in Addiction Treatment

Every individual is unique, and each case of addiction treatment is going to be equally as unique. Some people may have underlying medical issues, while others may have a co-occurring mental health disorder that can affect their recovery. Thus, it is essential to collaborate among providers in order to treat the whole person and address […]

Integrating Family Therapy in The Addiction Recovery Process to Improve Long-Term Treatment Effectiveness

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The Benefits of Medically Supervised Detox

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What Is Wet Brain? Stopping Alcohol Intake Is Just the First Step

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